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UPDATED: Tributes pour in to stabbed Leeds teenager as 16-year-old is arrested on suspicion of murder

POLICE have named the boy who was stabbed to death in Harehills on Friday afternoon as 16-year-old Irfan Wahid.

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Arrest after man seriously injured in hit-and-run in Todmorden

A MAN was arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an alleged hit-and-run incident in Todmorden early today.

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Second man on attempted murder charge after Dewsbury shooting

A second man has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and attempt robbery following a shooting incident on Cemetery Road, Dewsbury on February 1.
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Police in West Yorkshire are raising awareness of cyber crime to mark Safer Internet Day.

Police urge public to learn simple steps for staying safe online

The simple steps which can help to stop would-be criminals in their tracks will be the focus of police activity across West Yorkshire tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Neimantas jewellers on Commercial Street, Brighouse.

Men in the dock over terrifying raids at Halifax and Brighouse jewellery shops

A crown court jury has been shown CCTV footage of two terrifying raids at jewellery shops in Halifax and Brighouse last summer.

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People who shine laser pens at pilots and drivers could face jail

People shining laser pens at pilots, train and bus drivers could be jailed or face hefty fines under a tougher new law.

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Hero police dog foils Todmorden post office raider

Hero police dog foils Todmorden post office raider

A hero police dog managed to bring down a burglar who was involved in a raid on a Todmorden post office.

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Warning over iTunes and HMRC scam

Warning over iTunes and HMRC scam

Fraudsters are targeting hundreds of unsuspecting victims who have made payments using iTunes cards.

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The scene of the shooting on the M62

M62 shooting: Police firearms officers to be fitted with body cameras

Yorkshire’s biggest police force is working on a way for its firearms teams to be equipped with body worn cameras after coming under scrutiny when it emerged that officers involved in a fatal shooting on the M62 at Ainley Top were not fitted with the technology.

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WATCH: Community stunned as man arrested on suspicion of murder near Sowerby Bridge

Residents have spoken of their shock and upset following the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder near Sowerby Bridge.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Sowerby Bridge

Murder investigation after man's body found near Halifax

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man's body was found at an address in Sowerby Bridge near  Halifax.
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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins.

How much has recorded crime risen in West Yorkshire?

THE NUMBER of recorded crimes in West Yorkshire rose by more than a fifth in a year, according to the latest statistics.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

A judge has jailed two burglars who travelled over the Pennines to carry out a spate of day-time break-ins at family homes in Calderdale.

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File picture shows David Hinchliff HM Coroner West Yorkshire..

I’m not proud says Yorkshire coroner banned from driving for speeding

A senior Yorkshire coroner has been banned from driving for six months after racking up 12 penalty points for speeding in three years.

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Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police have issued a warning about the latest prank doing the rounds on Facebook.

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Purse thief targeted woman in Halifax town centre

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a thief stole a woman's purse in Halifax town centre.

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West Yorkshire named as nation’s ‘crime capital’

West Yorkshire named as nation’s ‘crime capital’

A senior West Yorkshire police officer has spoken of the increased demand placed on the force after it was described as the ‘new crime capital of England and Wales’.

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Victims of £220,000 jewellery robbery speak on anniversary of ordeal

A COUPLE from Wyke in  Bradford who were victims of a violent robbery in which jewellery worth more than £200,000 was stolen have spoken publicly about their ordeal for the first time.

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